Publications

Pancreatic Cancer UK produces a number of publications on pancreatic cancer. These can be downloaded below.

Printed versions of the first five publications listed - Pancreatic cancer - an overview, Diet and pancreatic cancer, Surgery for operable pancreatic cancer, Surgical and other interventional procedures for symptom control and Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer - are also available free of charge by contacting support@pancreaticcancer.org.uk or 020 3535 7099.

Our information on pancreatic cancer is reviewed by health professionals and people affected by pancreatic cancer.

PCUK_Pancreatic _Cancer _Overview _COVER V .smallPancreatic cancer - an overview of diagnosis and treatment

We have produced this booklet for people newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer or awaiting a diagnosis. The booklet provides an overview of how pancreatic cancer is diagnosed, the treatment pathway and contact details for support organisations.

Diet and pancreatic cancer booklet

This booklet contains information on common dietary related symptoms, the use of pancreatic enzyme supplements and nutritional supplements and diet tips.

Surgery for operable pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on the different surgical procedures that may be used to remove the cancer as well as information on recovery from surgery.

Surgical and other inventional procedures for symptom control fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on the different interventions that may be used for symptom control.

Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on how chemotherapy is given, the different drugs that may be used, the side effects of treatment and looking after yourself during chemotherapy. 

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What is pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet provides an introduction to the function of the pancreas and pancreatic cancer.

Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

Diagnosing pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on the routes to diagnosis and the test and investigations used to diagnose pancreatic cancer.

Types of pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on the different types of pancreatic cancer.

Radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer fact sheet

This fact sheet contains information on how radiotherapy is given, the side effects of treatment and looking after yourself during radiotherapy.

Familial risk of pancreatic cancer

This fact sheet provides information on familial risk of pancreatic cancer, the screening available for people at higher risk and how to find out if you may be at increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer.

Chemotherapy drug information sheets

Gemcitabine (Gemzar®) Information Sheet

Fluorouracil (5-FU) Information sheet

Capecitabine (Xeloda®) Information sheet

FOLFIRINOX Information sheet

Cisplatin Information sheet

Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin®) Information sheet

 

PCUK_Have You Met Your Pancreas _very _SMALLAwareness poster and symptoms leaflet

If you would like to help raise awareness of the pancreas and pancreatic cancer we have an awareness poster available: 'Have you met your pancreas?' and a pancreatic cancer symptoms leaflet.

 

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